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November 2013

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
Automation of BN101, PA100, BN100, LP100s
AP520 and One Time Vendor
Best Practice for processing Capital PO's
HR Security during Payroll Lockout
Worthwhile Reading
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"The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said."
-- Peter Drucker
Welcome to the latest issue of The LawsonGuru Letter, a free newsletter providing provocative commentary on issues important to the Lawson Software community.  The LawsonGuru Letter is published by--and is solely the opinion of--John Henley of Decision Analytics. 
Automation of BN101, PA100, BN100, LP100
We are looking at trying to automate the running of BN101, PA100, BN100 and LP100s. Are you running those jobs on a schedule? What issues have you found?  Read More...
Examiner for Lawson S3
Does your Active Directory match your employee data in Lawson S3 HR ?
  • Updates Lawson S3 HR email addresses from Active Directory
  • Updates Active Directory attributes (employee name, job title, supervisor/manager, work location, phone numbers, etc.) from Lawson S3 HR

New Release available, now integrating Lawson S3 HR with Microsoft Active Directory


AP520 and One Time Vendor
We would like to upload stipend type of AP invoices. We want to give them the same invoice number (like XXX Stipend) and use the One Time Vendor flag so it will create vendor numbers. Has anyone done this?  Read More...
Best Practice for processing Capital PO's
Currently, our buyer for Capital PO's is being directed to place $1.00 in the Unit Cost field and place the actual Unit Cost dollar amount in the Quanitity field on the PO20 form. This was explained to me that this allows the managers of the particular capital budget for a project to be able to approve (match and pay) the invoice. It is designed to give the managers the control they seek over what gets paid against their capital budget balance.  Read More...
HR Security during Payroll Lockout
We are in process of implementing the new Lawson security. As part of implementation we used fast track security class. How do we lock out the HR department during the payroll process. We'd like to change the HR security to View only mode. Any suggestions? Read More...
Thanks for your continued support of the LawsonGuru Letter and




John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
How to Effectively Outsource BI
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11 tips for deploying ERP applications
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Infoworld, May 15, 2013

HL7 Preps Healthcare Clinical Messaging Standard
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InformationWeek Healthcare, May 14, 2013

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